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15 November 2008

Stories from 15 November 2008

Peru: President Refuses to Answer Questions from Media Outlet

El Salvador: Downtown San Salvador Becoming Pedestrian Walkways

Mexico: The Death of Paco Ignacio Taibo I

Bangladesh: Bullish Trend In Garments Trade

Argentina: Wordcamp 2008 in Buenos Aires

The second edition of Wordcamp Argentina recently took place in Buenos Aires, and which again featured the presence of Matt Mullenweg, Wordpress' main developer. Here he previewed the changes in...

DR Congo: Video call for action

The crisis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has flared up once again: 10 years of tension, on-and-off warfare and violence have taken their toll on the population, who...

Lingua: The Making of a Global Online Translation Project

Ever wonder how to get dozens of people to work together over the internet to collaborate on translations to multiple languages? In nearly two years Global Voices Lingua translation community...

Iran: Professors against Plagiarism

Syria: No for Sunni/Shiaa Divisions, We're Muslims!

Syria: Love is in Stuttgart

Forget politics, Obama or the economic crisis. The new buzz in the Syrian blogosphere is about love. Mariyah, a Syrian blogger from Damascus, has been playing with the hearts of...

Nagorno Karabakh: Peacebuilding Goes Online

With stereotypes and alternate and usually contradictory as well as inaccurate perceptions of the conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the disputed territory of Nagorno Karabakh still prevalent in both...

China: Too much time online? You got psychosis.

Facebook, twitter, blog, facebook, email, online game, then blog, how long have you stayed online? If you have stared at your computer screen and clutched your mouse for over 6.13...

Armenia: Zucchero, Planet X Concert Reviews

Poland: Racist Flyers Given to Children in a Catholic Church

One of the Catholic churches in Poznań, Poland's fifth largest city, generated a lot of online buzz yesterday, when the media published articles about a religious flyer printed by a...

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